Job Description

Job Header

Residential Youth Worker - Specialist Group Home

Advertiser: BarnardosMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
10 May 2019
Location
Canterbury, Christchurch
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Community Services & Development, Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services

Residential Youth Worker - Specialist Group Home

E ngā mana, e ngā reo o ngā hau e whā

About the role

We are looking for a suitably qualified, culturally responsive and experienced residential youth worker for a specialist group home in the city.

If you thrive on variety, enjoy flexible working conditions, and are looking for an exciting and rewarding challenge, then this role could be for you !

Duties

  • caring for young people on a daily basis
  • engage young people in interventions by supporting them to make positive changes in all areas of their lives
  • Connectedness to  whanau and whakapapa is encouraged and supported

Skills and experience key to this role are

  • A formal qualification in human services (or currently studying towards one)
  • A passion for working with young people and a belief that all young people deserve the opportunity to grow and learn
  • Previous experience working with young people is highly desirable
  • To be culturally responsive and have an understanding of Te Ao Maori
  • Knowledge of Kaupapa Maori and/or Whānau Ora approach
  • A current full clean driver’s licence
  • A current 1st Aid Certificate is desirable.

Culture

Some of the work can be quite challenging so you will need to have resilience and a passion for working with youth, be a flexible person with a positive attitude and exhibit the ability to build strong professional relationships with young people, whanau/families, staff and service providers

Benefits

  • Family friendly organisation with flexible working conditions
  • Reduced cost childcare and other benefits
  • Professional and supportive colleagues

About the organisation

Barnardos is New Zealand’s leading children’s charity, doing more for  Tamariki Kiwi. Every year our services and people make a real and positive difference in the lives of thousands of children, young people and their families.  We are deeply committed to Te Tiriti o  Waitangi and the principles it represents.   Through our collective commitment, talents and efforts we are working hard to create an Aotearoa New Zealand where every tamaiti has the opportunity to, in their own unique way, shine bright.

In everything we do, we are guided by the core principles of Ngā Pou e Whā – our vision for working with Māori.

Mā pango, Mā whero, ka oti te mahi

This is your chance to make a real and positive difference for Tamariki Kiwi

To view the position description please visit – https://www.barnardos.org.nz/work-for-us . 

For more information please contact Amanda.murray@Barnardos.org.nz

Please only apply if you are eligible to work in New Zealand. 

Applications close 31 May 

E ngā mana, e ngā reo o ngā hau e whā

About the role

We are looking for a suitably qualified, culturally responsive and experienced residential youth worker for a specialist group home in the city.

If you thrive on variety, enjoy flexible working conditions, and are looking for an exciting and rewarding challenge, then this role could be for you !

Duties

  • caring for young people on a daily basis
  • engage young people in interventions by supporting them to make positive changes in all areas of their lives
  • Connectedness to  whanau and whakapapa is encouraged and supported

Skills and experience key to this role are

  • A formal qualification in human services (or currently studying towards one)
  • A passion for working with young people and a belief that all young people deserve the opportunity to grow and learn
  • Previous experience working with young people is highly desirable
  • To be culturally responsive and have an understanding of Te Ao Maori
  • Knowledge of Kaupapa Maori and/or Whānau Ora approach
  • A current full clean driver’s licence
  • A current 1st Aid Certificate is desirable.

Culture

Some of the work can be quite challenging so you will need to have resilience and a passion for working with youth, be a flexible person with a positive attitude and exhibit the ability to build strong professional relationships with young people, whanau/families, staff and service providers

Benefits

  • Family friendly organisation with flexible working conditions
  • Reduced cost childcare and other benefits
  • Professional and supportive colleagues

About the organisation

Barnardos is New Zealand’s leading children’s charity, doing more for  Tamariki Kiwi. Every year our services and people make a real and positive difference in the lives of thousands of children, young people and their families.  We are deeply committed to Te Tiriti o  Waitangi and the principles it represents.   Through our collective commitment, talents and efforts we are working hard to create an Aotearoa New Zealand where every tamaiti has the opportunity to, in their own unique way, shine bright.

In everything we do, we are guided by the core principles of Ngā Pou e Whā – our vision for working with Māori.

Mā pango, Mā whero, ka oti te mahi

This is your chance to make a real and positive difference for Tamariki Kiwi

To view the position description please visit – https://www.barnardos.org.nz/work-for-us . 

For more information please contact Amanda.murray@Barnardos.org.nz

Please only apply if you are eligible to work in New Zealand. 

Applications close 31 May 

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • Do you have experience working with young people with complex needs?
  • Do you have experience working with children?
  • Do you have a current New Zealand driver's licence?

Report this job advert

Be careful- Don’t provide your bank or credit card details when applying for jobs. If you see something suspicious .

Share this role